Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet; ye also ought to wash one another's feet.
but it must not be so among you: on the contrary, whoever would rise among you, let him be your minister.
but it shall not be so among young you: on the contrary, whoever would be great among you, he must be your servant;
but you must not be such: the greatest of you must be as the junior, and he that governs as he that serves.
2 Corinthians 8:9
for you are sensible of the beneficence of our Lord Jesus Christ; powerful as he was, for your sake he became poor, that you through his poverty might be made rich.
for the same temper of mind ought to be in you as was in Christ Jesus:
for tho' he was the son of God, yet he found by his own sufferings what it was to obey,
having Jesus in our view, the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him, endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down on the right hand of the throne of God.
my constant example has shown you that the disabled should be assisted by your labours, remembring the words of the Lord Jesus, who said, "it is a greater happiness to give than to receive."
in brotherly kindness be passionately affected to one another; in honour prefer one another:
I add, we that are better inform'd ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not study our own pleasure.
1 Corinthians 8:13
wherefore if my eating makes my brother offend, I will never eat flesh rather than make my brother offend.
1 Corinthians 9:19
for tho' I am independent of all men, yet have I subjected myself to all, that I might gain the more.
2 Corinthians 10:1
I who am a person of a mean presence, when among you, but exert myself upon your account, when absent; I Paul intreat you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, not to let me exert that authority,
for, brethren, you have been called to liberty. only abuse not this freedom as a pretext to vice, but in offices of love be as servants one to another.
Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, do you, who are spiritual, restore him with all gentleness, taking heed lest you yourselves be overcome by temptation.
compleat my joy, by pursuing the same view, living in mutual love, by being unanimous, and cultivating that harmony.
1 Peter 4:1
Since then Christ has with respect to his mortal nature died for us, arm yourselves with this reflection, that he, who is dead with respect to sensuality, has renounced sin;
1 Peter 5:5
As for you that are young, be you submissive to those of a more advanc'd age: and do you all of you pay a becoming deference to one another: be cloak'd with humility, for " God opposes the proud, and shows favour to the humble."